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Date of Birth 2 August 1888St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Date of Death 17 April 1959Los Angeles, California, USA  (arteriosclerosis)
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Cecil Cunningham was born on August 2, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for The Awful Truth (1937), Kitty Foyle (1940) and Come and Get It (1936). She was married to Jean C. Havez. She died on April 17, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Jean C. Havez (1915 - 1917) (divorced)

Trivia (2)

Started her working life as a switchboard operator in a commerce bank. Did some sittings as a photographer's model, then first show business job in the chorus line of 'Mademoiselle Modiste' at the age of eighteen. Trained as a singer and appeared on stage in 'Iolanthe' (1913,New York) and 'Parsifal' (1915,Paris). Worked as a vaudeville comedienne at the Palace in New York till commencement of her movie career in 1929.
Hollywood character actress with whitish hair cut like a man's, often in roles as a general "know-it-all.".

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